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Seven pillars of Wisdom [spine].

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Seven pillars of Wisdom [spine].
Lawrence, T. E. (Thomas Edward) (1888-1935) (Author)

Seven pillars of Wisdom : a triumph.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1926
Place Term: [S.l.]
Publisher: [s.n.]
Library locations
George Arents Collection
Lawrence, T. E. (Thomas Edward), 1888-1935
Content : "Feisal was an inordinate smoker, but a very light eater": p. 103. Several other references to tobacco.

Content : Four of the plates are double-page (counted as 2 leaves incollation).

Content : Prefatory note signed: Cranwell, 15.8.26. T.E.S.

Content : Provenance: Charlotte Shaw (her subscription copy)& G. Bernard Shaw. With the latter's book label and ms. inscription on 6 p. preceding t.p. (published in: Flyleaves / Bernard Shaw. Austin [Tex.] : W.T. Taylor, 1977. P. 38-41). "&[Stanley Baldwin] could always be depended on to smoke amiably and do nothing"&: p. iii of inscription. Sold by Shaw's order at Sotheby's, July 25, 1949& cf. Sotheby cat. 7-25-49, no. 130.

Content : This copy issued in binding by Charles McLeish (signed C. McL.) of tan morocco, gilt, with monogram SS& enclosed in green morocco solander by Riviere and Son. Ms. note by G. Bernard Shaw laid in, erroneously ascribing binding to McClelland.

Content: With the author's ms. correction and his ms. inscription "&Complete copy. 1.XII.26. TES"& on p. xix. With the plate of "&Prickly pear"&& with the additional wood engraving preceding the dedication, signed in pencil: "&The poem. 1/5. Blair H-S. 26."& Without the Nash drawings on p. 92 and 208.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b10744671
UUID: 97ea9550-c607-012f-e1f8-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1888: Creator Born
  • 1926: Issued
  • 1935: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

George Arents Collection, The New York Public Library. "Seven pillars of Wisdom [spine]." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1926. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/78939b08-5437-9566-e040-e00a18063f86

Chicago/Turabian Format

George Arents Collection, The New York Public Library. "Seven pillars of Wisdom [spine]." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 25, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/78939b08-5437-9566-e040-e00a18063f86

APA Format

George Arents Collection, The New York Public Library. (1926). Seven pillars of Wisdom [spine]. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/78939b08-5437-9566-e040-e00a18063f86

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Seven pillars of Wisdom [spine].